Cities and Counties Help Students Learn Online with Computers, Broadband Access | #Verdafero #Network #Schools #Students | Local CIOs fielded devices to students to facilitate remote learning during the coronavirus crisis (CDW).
In Minneapolis, as in so many cities, kids need devices, families need connectivity and schools need help to bridge the gap. As schools in the city struggle to reopen, government technology leaders are teaming with the school district to ease the technology burdens that come with remote learning.
“It’s truly a partnership between the city of Minneapolis, Hennepin County and Minneapolis Public Schools,” says Dana Nybo, deputy director of IT collaboration services in the office of the city’s CIO. “We are trying to address the digital inequities holistically, with everyone working together.” (read more)